Science & Technology Policy Fellowships

Science & Technology Policy Fellowships

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  • “Today, more than ever before, science holds the key to our survival as a planet and our security and prosperity as a nation. It’s time we once again put science at the top of our agenda and worked to restore America’s place as the world leader in science and technology.” - President Barack Obama,...
  • Society Name: Geological Society of America (GSA) Contact Information: Kasey White 3300 Penrose Place, PO Box 9140, Boulder, CO 80301-9140 Phone: 202-669-0466 Fax: 303-357-1074 E-mail: kwhite@geosociety.org Website: http://www.geosociety.org/csf/
  • In the October 2012 issue of the Harvard Business Review, DJ Patil (2004-05 Executive Branch Fellow at Department of Defense, DoD) argued that data scientists, a term he helped coin to describe technicians who look for patterns and usable discoveries in large sets of data, have the “ sexiest job of...
  • The world might be a better place if efforts to connect science with public policy were thriving in nations throughout the world. The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has tapped AAAS to explore optimal conditions for similar fellowship programs and other mechanisms that might be rolled out in...
  • The AAAS Annual Meeting is always an exciting and enlightening place to connect science with policy. This year’s theme, "Innovations, Information, and Imaging," attracted scientists and engineers from around the world to San Jose, CA to learn in sessions ranging from earthquakes to medical...
  • Campus sexual assault is a piercing reminder of the violence that lives in student communities across the nation. The spate of media stories in the last year about college rapists seemingly going unpunished is demoralizing. And the extent of the problem is hotly debated. The Center for Public...
  • By Linda Mobula , 2014-15 Executive Branch Fellow, U.S. Agency for International Development When I landed in Liberia last July, I had no idea that the following two weeks would be critical in shaping the international response to the world’s deadliest Ebola outbreak. I had arrived to contribute my...
  • “We don’t get water all the time. Especially from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., we do not get enough water.” This is the kind of feedback Kohl Gill (2006-08 Executive Branch Fellow at Department of Energy; 2008-09 at Department of State) gets from factory workers who use his company’s SmartLine service...
  • By Amy Lossie , 2013-15 Executive Branch Fellow, National Institutes of Health I was 16 years old and wanted nothing more than to fit in. Instead, I was diagnosed with a difference/disorder of sex development (DSD) that results in primary infertility. “You’re a freak” kept running through my head...
  • ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES Date/Time: Friday, 17 October 2014; 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Location: AAAS, 1200 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC; Revelle Conference Room Members Present : Elizabeth Grossman, Philip “Bo” Hammer, Apriel Hodari, Kei Koizumi, Ali Nouri, Brad Strickland, Marty...